JOHN MARIN (American, 1870-1953) “MARIN ISLAND NO. 1, SMALL POINT-MAINE”.
Watercolor on paper Housed in a giltwood frame, matted under glass Signed lower right “Marin 26”, titled and dated on verso with dedication “To J. Meier-Graefe, with cordial greetings from John Marin…as a souvenir of the first American trip. Alfred Steiglitz…March 5, 1928, New York Room 308.”, bears Portland Museum of Art exhibition label and Andre Cheneu, Paris label on verso Exhibited: Portland Museum of Art, “Maine Modern: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940″, June 4th-September 11th, 2011. SIZE: 14 x 18-1/4”. Overall: 22-3/4″ x 26-3/4″ PROVENANCE: Julius Meyergrefe, Esq., 1928 (gift from Alfred Steiglitz); Sotheby’s, New York, May 21, 2009, Lot 78 (according to the Sotheby’s catalog description, this lot has been authenticated by Norma Marin, the artist’s daughter-in-law); A private Maine collection CONDITION: Small pinhole lower left, several faint fox marks, otherwise good, not examined out of frame 51653-2 (40,000-60,000) – Lot 1022
Auction: Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction - August 2017
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